February 2023 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Employees Contribute to Large Sum of Cyberattacks

Guaranteed education can prevent future attacks.

2/28/2023 12:15:00 AM

Patients Escapes at All-Time High at Michigan Behavioral Hospital

The hospital has had 14 different patient escapes since 2020.

2/28/2023 12:00:00 AM

Hoar Construction Completes Cardiovascular Unit for Shelby Baptist Medical Center

The 11,000-square-foot unit is located on the hospital’s second floor.

2/28/2023 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Wrestle with a New Era for Security

Managers need to rethink products and strategies in more effectively protecting staff, patients and visitors.

2/27/2023 12:15:00 AM

Cynet Releases Report on the Stresses CISOs Face in 2023

Among those surveyed, 100 percent said they needed additional resources to deal with current challenges.

2/27/2023 12:00:00 AM

Mike Evans to Speak at NFMT

Mike Evans’ session will help facility professionals learn how to respond to emerging challenges.

2/27/2023 12:00:00 AM

New and Current Trends in Healthcare Facility Roofing

Roofing manufacturers discuss new trends in healthcare facility roofing, like green roofs.

2/24/2023 12:15:00 AM

OSHA Cites Gainesville Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospital

An investigation found employees were exposed to serious injuries caused by encounters with patients.

2/24/2023 12:00:00 AM

Stantec to Design New Patient Tower at Mount Nittany Health's Medical Center

The new patient tower is 300,000 square-feet and 10 stories high.

2/24/2023 12:00:00 AM

What Certifications Should Healthcare Facilities Managers Receive?

A look at certifications in the healthcare facilities field.

2/23/2023 12:15:00 AM

Brockton Hospital to Remain Close for Three Months

A massive fire has forced the hospital to remain close for the next three months. 

2/23/2023 12:00:00 AM

Hackensack University Medical Center Opens the Helena Theurer Pavilion

The Pavilion is a nine-story surgical and intensive care tower.

2/23/2023 12:00:00 AM

Pros of Outsourcing Environmental Services in Healthcare Facilities

Outsourcing environmental services can have a positive effect on healthcare facilities.

2/22/2023 12:15:00 AM

Medical City McKinney Launches Multi-Phase Expansion Project

The multi-phase project begins with a new patient tower.

2/22/2023 12:00:00 AM

Low Budgets Compromise Patient Care at Florida Hospital

Doctors allege that ceiling leaks and roaches are happening at the hospital.

2/22/2023 12:00:00 AM

Checklist for Decarbonizing Healthcare Facilities

Decarbonization has drawn attention from managers seeking to achieve their organizations’ sustainability goals.

2/21/2023 12:15:00 AM

Inflation Causes Chicago Hospital Construction to Increase $182 Million

The rise of inflation and redesign of the proposed hospital has increased the price.

2/21/2023 12:00:00 AM

Lehigh Valley Health Network Forms Partnership for New Behavioral Health Hospital

The new behavioral health hospital will house 144 beds.

2/21/2023 12:00:00 AM

Specific Needs of Healthcare Facility Roofing and When to Inspect

Roofing manufacturers discuss the specific needs of healthcare facility roofing and how often to inspect the roofing.

2/17/2023 12:15:00 AM

Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Awarded $135 Million in Grant Funding

The money will go towards funding six major projects.

2/17/2023 12:00:00 AM

Duke University Health System Hospitals to be Equipped with Weapons Detection Systems

The installation of these security systems comes in the wake of a rise in violence at healthcare facilities.

2/17/2023 12:00:00 AM

The Internet of Things Can Maintain Restrooms More Efficiently

IoT technology can be used to clean restrooms based on frequency of use.

2/16/2023 12:15:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Implement New Policies to Protect Employees from Acts of Violence

Healthcare facilities are beginning to address the rise of violence against employees with new protection policies.

2/16/2023 12:00:00 AM

Nystrom & Associates Opens Behavioral Health Clinic in Fargo

This is the company’s first clinic in North Dakota.

2/16/2023 12:00:00 AM

Changes to Environment of Care Guidelines Affect Facilities

The Joint Commission in October 2022 issued revisions to the Environment of Care and Life Safety chapters of the comprehensive accreditation manuals. The revisions took effect Jan. 1, 2023.

2/15/2023 12:15:00 AM

Strong Winds Cause Construction Collapse

The emergency room remains open.

2/15/2023 12:00:00 AM

St. Croix Hospice Adds a New Branch in Chippewa Falls

The new Wisconsin-based branch seeks to reach more patients in its local community.

2/15/2023 12:00:00 AM

Pest Management's Role in Patient Safety

Pest infestations can compromise patient care.

2/14/2023 12:15:00 AM

Abrazo Health Continues Development Planning for New Buckeye Campus

The new campus will feature a 65,000 square foot medical office building on a 27-acre lot.

2/14/2023 12:00:00 AM

Former Nursing Home Administrator on Trial for 2017 Manslaughter Case

An air conditioning outage after Hurricane Irma caused the death of 12 patients.

2/14/2023 12:00:00 AM

Strategies for Decarbonizing Healthcare

Healthcare facilities managers should be aware of the benefits of driving sustainable initiatives and should be a part of the solution to climate change.

2/13/2023 12:15:00 AM

Joint Venture Seeks to Bring Community Development in Healthcare to Detroit

The development will feature a reimagined Henry Ford Health academic healthcare campus.

2/13/2023 12:00:00 AM

Nursing Homes Call on Policymakers to Prioritize Senior Care

Nursing homes have experienced the worse job loss of any other healthcare sector during the pandemic.

2/13/2023 12:00:00 AM

Common Issues Facility Managers Face with Hospital Roofing

Roofing manufacturers discuss how to address common problems.

2/10/2023 12:15:00 AM

JLL Releases Report Detailing Trends and Data in Senior Outpatient Care

The report finds that outpatient sites will lead healthcare services delivery.

2/10/2023 12:00:00 AM

Fire Breaks Out at Brockton Hospital

Over 100 patients had to be evacuated from the hospital after a fire broke out.

2/10/2023 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities May Have Time to Embrace the Metaverse

Implementation of the metaverse may not be as close as it seems.

2/9/2023 12:15:00 AM

FGI Seeks Proposed Changes to Design Guidelines

Users can suggest where language could be improved for clarity, outdated requirements should be removed or new types of facilities should be added.

2/9/2023 12:00:00 AM

Accretive Realty Advisors Completes of Improvements to Renton Medical Pavilion

The medical office has been updated with new designs and features.

2/9/2023 12:00:00 AM

Ambulatory Surgery Center Design with Patients and Staff in Mind

Convenient location, thoughtful design and an emphasis on patient safety and comfort are hallmarks of contemporary ASCs.

2/8/2023 12:15:00 AM

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Diverts Patients in Wake of Cyber Incident

A security issue impacted the hospital's IT systems.

2/8/2023 12:00:00 AM

Loma Linda University Cancer Center Expands with new Infusion Center

The new infusion center was redesigned out of a vacated surge space.

2/8/2023 12:00:00 AM

How to Choose the Right Disinfectants

The growing selection of disinfectants and hospital equipment has made the selection of the most appropriate disinfectant a confusing task.

2/7/2023 12:15:00 AM

Pipe Burst Closes Boston Medical Center's Emergency Department

Boston reached record breaking lows, causing a pipe burst at a local hospital.

2/7/2023 12:00:00 AM

St. Charles Health System Announces new Cancer Center for Redmond

The new Redmond campus aims to ease strain on the Bend Cancer Center.

2/7/2023 12:00:00 AM

Assisted Living Worker Charged in Resident's Death

Resident died after ingesting all-purpose cleaning solution.

2/6/2023 12:15:00 AM

Erickson Senior Living Facilities Upgrades Security Systems with Genetec

The security system upgrade updates aged technology.

2/6/2023 12:00:00 AM

NFMT 2023: What to Expect in Baltimore

With its return this March, NFMT brings a cannot miss lineup of events and activities.

2/6/2023 12:00:00 AM

California Funds Security for Reproductive Health Facilities

Grants will fund physical and digital security enhancements at healthcare facilities and practitioner offices that might be the target of violence and vandalism.

2/3/2023 12:15:00 AM

Methodist Hospital Emergency Department Doubles in Size

The three-year project saw the renovation and expansion of the Methodist Hospital Emergency Department completed.

2/3/2023 12:00:00 AM

UCLA Health Alerts Patients of Compromised Data

An analytics tool may have captured and transmitted health data to the third-party service providers.

2/3/2023 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Embrace Modular Construction

Healthcare facilities have leaned on modular construction for quick builds with less waste.

2/2/2023 12:15:00 AM

UPMC Western Behavioral Health Opens New Facility to Increase Community Access

The new facility will expand UPMC’s behavioral health services.

2/2/2023 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Workers Struggle with Emergency Codes

Workers only matched code words to corresponding emergencies 44 percent of the time.

2/2/2023 12:00:00 AM

Gram-Negative Bacteria Threaten Hospital Patients

World Health Organization has named antimicrobial resistance as one of the 10 biggest threats to global public health.

2/1/2023 12:15:00 AM

OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital Simulates a Renovated Surgical Department

The simulation allowed the hospital to see two different renovations for its surgical department.

2/1/2023 12:00:00 AM

More Healthcare Workers Willing to Quit Over Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is on the rise and less employees are willing to deal with it.

2/1/2023 12:00:00 AM


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